English | Dzongkha Monday, December 18, 2017

BOiC loan applicant denied second phase of loan

Works to start the Talog Dairy Farm in Punakha have been suspended after Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC) withheld the second phase of loan amount. The man, who applied for loan from BOiC to start the dairy farm, is alleged to have misused the first phase of the loan amount.

Living Beyond Means?

When it comes to personal finance management, most Bhutanese are spending more than what they earn. In most cases, many borrow money from banks; spend on luxury items that further fuel expenses and land up being in debt for many years.

Education Minister steps down

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay submitted recommendations to His Majesty the King for Royal Assent to reshuffle the Cabinet, after Education Minister decided to step down. The recommendations were submitted yesterday.

Women Cabbies- No more men’s Profession

As we celebrated the international women’s day, BBS followed some of the women taxi drivers in the country. The programme brings you how roles of Bhutanese women have changed over the years.

RCSC explores initiatives to boost bureaucracy

“A good leadership in the bureaucracy can make up for poor political leadership. But the role cannot be reversed in a situation where there is a good political leadership but poor leadership in the bureaucracy.” The Chairperson of Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC), Dasho Karma Tshiteem remarked this statement at the meeting of public service commission of SAARC member countries yesterday.

OAG reviews RCSC’s administrative tribunal bill

If the administrative tribunal bill becomes an act, any civil servants or government offices unhappy with the decision of Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) can appeal to the administrative tribunal. It will be the highest authority to resolves issues of civil service.

Phuentshogling, unsure about BBIN Agreement

People of Phuentshogling expressed concerns over the motor agreement among Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal (BBIN) saying it will crowd out Bhutanese drivers from local transport business.

Bhutanese builds bike

The Internet has provided Ugyen Jatsho with a treasure of knowledge to build his very own first motorcycle in Bhutan, the Tanatinka Chopper. People are already calling it the Bhutanese Harley Davidson.

Bhutanese man found dead in Dubai

Dubai police is investigating the cause of the death of a 26-year-old Bhutanese man whose body was found near a building in Dubai last Monday. But no one knows when he died. The deceased was a sales-associate in one of the retail companies. It has been just two months since he reached the city.

Hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak in Thimphu

For the first time, the country records the outbreak of Hand, foot and mouth disease in children. Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral disease that affects children causing mouth ulcers and spots on the hands and feet.

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